Homemade ebike Show and Contest, June 27th, Sign up now

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Re: Homemade ebike Show and Contest, June 27th, Sign up now

Post by justin_le » Jul 05 2010 6:33am

jonescg wrote:Hey Luke, you're going to have to find an excuse to come up to Vancouver again in the next 3 months; I'd love to meet you (and anyone else nearby). I'll have to see if Aussie Jester has anything 'unique' to send your way ;)
See youse soon!
Hey Chris, nice to catch you briefly today, hopefully next time I won't be in such a rush!

For those who weren't at the ebike last weekend, it was a good amount of fun. All told there were just over a dozen homemade electric bikes present:
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Melissa showed up and we roped her into being a judge for the event as well as official photographer. Her posts with comments hare on flicker here:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/melly-mewd ... 4741407794

Some of my favorites:

Ishikawa from Nanaimo with his 4-wheel quad bike, that can be ridden by single rider in the middle or as a sociable tandem.
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Great home-made fibreglass utility bins for storage on Richard's ebike
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Anne-Sophie with her recently converted "Goldie"
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Zenon also just finished this recumbent trike just before the show. Real Italian Leather seats.
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And we were very fortunate to get a visit from an owner of one of Sam Whittingham's hand-built ebikes from Naked Cycles
Custom built from the ground up to be a longtail with a stokemonkey drive system. Gorgeous indeed.
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Previously competed in the Suntrip race on a back to back tandem solar powered row/cycle trike. 550 watt solar roof, dual Grin All Axle hub motors, dual Phaserunner controllers, 12 LiGo batteries, and a whole wack of gear.

Now back in Vancouver learning to be a dad with my Big Dummy Frame (yes This One, thanks ES!) with GMAC 10T rear hub motor, Phaserunner controller, and 52V 19Ah EM3EV pack
My website: http://www.ebikes.ca
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Re: Homemade ebike Show and Contest, June 27th, Sign up now

Post by jonescg » Jul 06 2010 12:32pm

Looked like a hoot!

Hey Justin I'm now living on Main and 42nd, so I might try to pop in when you're less busy. These long sunny days are killing me without a motorbike :x

See you soon!


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Post by Zoot Katz » Jul 07 2010 3:01am

Thank you Justin for putting this together. I had a good time that day.
There are seven ES posters visible in the group shot of 13 bikes!

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